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Mali Wedding Bead

Name: Mali Wedding Bead

Alternate Name(s): Lightbulb bead.

Used by: AC

Derived from: Supposed use at
weddings in Mali.

Earliest Use: Unknown.

Origin: Czech, 20th century.

Distinctive Trait: Shape, molded.

Distribution: At least West Africa.

Remarks: I've never been to a wedding in Mali. But these apparently are used.


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